The Whiteshell at Your Doorstep


The original inhabitants of the region, The Anishnabee, were so impressed by the area, that they deemed it to be sacred. After having fallen under nature’s spell you too may choose to further explore it’s tranquil beauty by foot. There are numerous well-marked trails in the area to experience, ranging from an easy half hour walk to more challenging multiple hour hikes.

Hunt Lake Trail

Only a short drive from Tallpine Lodges, the Hunt Lake Hiking Trail is a favourite with guests. This 12.6 Km round trip trail leads north to Indian Bay returning along the east shore of West Hawk Lake. Guests should allow themselves 3-4 hours to enjoy the trail. Expect steep, difficult climbs that will reward you with spectacular views of the lake and countryside.

McGilivray Falls

This trail is a short and pleasant trail that shows a typical Canadian Shield drainage system. Guests can take the short loop (2.8 Km, 1 hr) or longer trail (4.6 Km, 2 hr) which reaches McGillivray Lake. Please be aware that the rock surface can be slippery when wet, and wear suitable footwear.

Trail Map

Falcon Creek Trail

The trailhead is located north of the Trans-Canada Highway near the entrance to Falcon Lake. A trail guide/activity booklet is designed to help visitors become familiar with geological features they’ll encounter during their walk. Distance 2.2 Km, 1-2 hr.

Trail Map

Dragon Fire Trail (Lover’s Lane)

A local trail within easy walking distance that will take you up the rocky outcrop above the town site and reward you with beautiful views over the lake.

Trans-Canada Trail – South Whiteshell Trail

This 14Km section of the Trans-Canada Trail offers views of lake, forest and hills as it winds its way from West Hawk to Falcon Lake. It is a wide, well maintained, relatively smooth surface trail, with easy walking.

White Pine Trail

A novice trail which loops to and from The Whiteshell River. It is interestingly situated in the transition zone between the Boreal Forest and the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence Forest. Distance 2.8 km, 2hr.

Trail Map

Bear Lake Trail

This 6 km hike passes through Jack Pine stands and along rock ridges to isolated Bear Lake. As the trail is often wet , rubber boots are suggested. Time: 3 hr

Trail Map